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I don’t know your backstory, motivation or the emotional associations you have with your traditions, so my invalidating your feelings would be presumptuous and wrong.
I presumptuously thought at the time that the anger of Heaven was thus shown for the crime I had committed.
PETER THE WHALERW.H.G. KINGSTON
Salmoneus of Elis was punished for having presumptuously claimed divine honours.
And woe to Boythorn, or other daring wight, who shall presumptuously contest an inch with him!
Because there have been upstart governments, thrusting themselves between, and presumptuously working to un-make man.
Those who had too presumptuously concluded that they should pass without combat were something disconcerted.
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL
To blast the expectations of the young duke, in the hopes which he, perhaps presumptuously, had entertained.
But I dared to measure suffering—to calculate consequences presumptuously and vainly: and this is my retribution.
DEERBROOKHARRIET MARTINEAU
This doctrine condemns those arrogant teachers who presumptuously expect to be justified before God by their own merits and works.
But let him not presumptuously rely on this aid, as if the victory were already secured.

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